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None qualify for Fulton chair's seat on Day 2

On Day 2 of qualifying Sept. 19, no candidates qualified for the Nov. 7 special election to fill the Fulton County Board of Commissioners' chair's (District 7 at-large) seat vacated by John Eaves, who resigned in August to run for Atlanta mayor. On the first day, three candidates - Robb Pitts, Gabri

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 01:35:00

Florida Evacuee, 10, Struck And Killed By Vehicle During Altercation In Stone Mountain: ICYMI

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA -- A 10-year-old fleeing Hurricane Irma was killed Monday when he was struck by a vehicle during an altercation involving his mother and another woman, according to news reports. The boy, identified as Timothy Jones, reportedly, got in the middle of the fight. He died around 1:20

PATCH - 2017-09-17 13:02:16

5 candidates qualify for District 39 Senate seat race

Five candidates have qualified for the Nov. 7 special election to fill the seat vacated by District 39 State Sen. Vincent Fort, D-Atlanta, who is running for Atlanta mayor. The district includes part of Buckhead. Qualifying took place Sept. 13 through 15 and was delayed two days by Tropical Storm Ir

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-17 15:52:00

Buckhead intersection reopens after power pole is fixed

The intersection of West Paces Ferry Road and Northside Parkway in Buckhead has reopened after officials repaired a downed power pole and extinguished a transformer fire, according to Channel 2 Action News. Earlier, traffic had to be redirected near OK Cafe and a Publix shopping complex. The interse


Buckhead, Sandy Springs schools' ACT scores mixed

Local high schools had mixed results in the American College Testing (ACT) exam, according to scores released Sept. 18 by the Georgia Department of Education. The ACT is an alternative to the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), and the highest score one can get is 36. Four of the area's six public high

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 23:01:00

Irma spares Lockerly Arboretum in Milledgeville of significant damage

MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - A garden of trees in Milledgeville is still cleaning up after Tropical Storm Irma brought down more than 15 trees on its property a week ago. Lockerly Arboretum is home to a diverse collection of plants and trees, which made the public garden susceptible to Irma

41NBC.COM - 2017-09-18 23:07:12

Texas House Speaker Straus faces possible GOP censure

AUSTIN - Texas House Speaker Joe Straus won a number of high-profile legislative battles in this year, but fellow Republicans are now passing no-confidence resolutions aimed at removing him from his leadership role. Ray Myers, chair of the Kaufman County Tea Party, said 50 Texas county GOP organizat

LAKEOCONEEBREEZE.NET - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

Attorneys general in Appalachia pressure, sue health insurers over opioids

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear, right, with West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says Kentucky and West Virginia are facing "the challenge of our lifetime" in dealing with the national opioid crisis.Photo By Andrew Adkins | CNHI News HUNTINGTON, W. Va. - The nation's advancing opi

LAKEOCONEEBREEZE.NET - 2017-09-19 19:55:00

Pet may help kid grow up, senior stay healthy

Furry friends can play a significant role in the lives of pet owners. Research verifies the old saying, "Dogs are man's best friend." For a long time, studies have shown that growing up with a pet encourages social skills and self-esteem in kids. Dogs and cats generally provide a higher level of int

LAKEOCONEEBREEZE.NET - 2017-09-19 19:30:00

Grand jury indicts inmates in murders of officers

EATONTON - A Putnam County grand jury has indicted a pair of Georgia prison inmates in connection with the June 13 shooting deaths of two state corrections officers during an escape from a state prison transport bus. Grand jurors returned a six-count indictment Monday against Ricky Allen Dubose and

UNION-RECORDER - 2017-09-19 19:23:00

Georgia Power continues Plant Branch demolition

The Georgia Power Plant Branch in Milledgeville doesn't look like it used to. Over the weekend, Georgia Power blew up another portion of the facility as a part of it's demolition process. On Tuesday, Georgia Power told us what's next in clearing the site. Bill DeFore has lived in Milledgeville on an

WMAZ - 2017-09-19 22:13:18

Environmental, outdoor groups vow to fight national monument reductions

Environmental and outdoor recreation groups threatened Monday to sue if President Donald Trump adopts Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's leaked proposal to alter nearly a dozen national monuments, while grazing, fishing and other groups welcomed the recommendations. Zinke's plan to reduce the size of a

LAKEOCONEEBREEZE.NET - 2017-09-19 12:01:00

'Alt-right,' 'troll' and 'dog whistle' among new entries added to Merriam-Webster dictionary

More than 250 new words have been added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, from old terms now imbued with political meaning - like "dog whistle" - to newer portmanteaus like "froyo." It's the second batch of words to be added this year to the online dictionary, which frequently expands as the Englis

LAKEOCONEEBREEZE.NET - 2017-09-19 11:53:00

Students in towns hardest hit by Harvey are still in the eye of the storm

ARANSAS PASS, Texas - This should be Yahaira Montemayor's fourth week in school. Instead, the 7-year-old whiles away her days at her grandmother's house and spends her nights huddled in a single bed with her mother and three siblings. While other students across Texas sit in classrooms, 13-year-old

LAKEOCONEEBREEZE.NET - 2017-09-19 01:48:00

VIDEO: Implosion brings down boilers at Plant Branch

After thick dark clouds of dust cleared the air from Saturday's implosions at Georgia Power Company's Plant Branch, the impact of a series of blasts there was obvious as shown in this particular photograph. The majority of what was once known as Georgia Power Company's Plant Harllee Branch no longer

UNION-RECORDER - 2017-09-18 23:50:00

Experts: Pleasant weather expected for Southeast, but residents should watch out for Maria

VALDOSTA, Ga. - Much of the Southeast this week can expect sunny skies and warmer temperatures that feel more like summer after feeling the effects of Harvey and most recently taking a beating from Irma. However, there's another hurricane looming on the horizon that those in the nation's southern st

LAKEOCONEEBREEZE.NET - 2017-09-18 22:00:00

Scientists are unraveling the mystery of your body's clock - and soon may be able to reset it

For people who don't get sleepy until 2 a.m., the buzz of an alarm clock can feel mighty oppressive. Relief may be on the horizon, thanks to the discovery this spring of a genetic mutation that causes night-owl behavior. Whether you're a night owl or a morning lark rising effortlessly each day with

LAKEOCONEEBREEZE.NET - 2017-09-18 18:30:00

UPDATED: 2 Oklahoma officers shot while serving warrant, suspect in custody

CHICKASHA, Okla. - Two Oklahoma police officers were shot while serving a search warrant Sunday afternoon. Alex Warren Klinger, 61, was taken into custody following the incident Sunday. "The police went to serve a warrant and quickly gunfire erupted," said Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Pub

LAKEOCONEEBREEZE.NET - 2017-09-18 16:45:00

CURTAIN CALL: Auditions next week for GMC, Milledgeville Players production

"Haul out the holly, put up the tree before my spirit falls again. Fill up the stocking - I may be rushing things, but deck the halls again. And we need a little Christmas, right this very minute. We need a little Christmas now." Now those may seem like out of place lyrics for a day where the outsid

UNION-RECORDER - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

5 Georgia counties approved for Disaster Unemployment Assistance after Irma

Inocencio Gonzalez with Gray Brothers Tree Service holds onto a crane sling while helping remove a large oak tree from the roof of Trevette Lang on Riverdale Drive Tuesday. Lang who was in the home with her husband Gary and two dogs said the tree fell onto the roof above the portico and living room.

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-19 20:15:00